Philips 8020 with soft collection in peculiar format

بواسطة Tamagozawari

Resident (34)

صورة Tamagozawari

18-02-2020, 10:57

In case any of you is interested, I just saw that this machine is being offered in ebay Kleinanzeigen (German local classified ads site). It seems to include a bunch of soft titles burned in EPROM chips, which sounds quite odd to me. :-)

https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/phillips-msx/132...

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بواسطة Inokuma

Resident (56)

صورة Inokuma

18-02-2020, 11:33

Sounds interesting! Never seen before something like this (nicht schlecht) Wink

بواسطة rderooy

Paladin (686)

صورة rderooy

18-02-2020, 13:25

Weird indeed. It is also the QWERTY version, so not really meant for the German market.
The disk drive also seems to be some kind of home made creation.

بواسطة hamlet

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صورة hamlet

18-02-2020, 14:23

There has ever been a localized version of the 8020 for the german market?

بواسطة rderooy

Paladin (686)

صورة rderooy

18-02-2020, 14:59

There is a model with German QWERTZ keyboard, just look at the wiki.
https://www.msx.org/wiki/Philips_VG-8020

بواسطة hamlet

Scribe (4106)

صورة hamlet

18-02-2020, 16:09

Never had one in my hands. That's weird, didn't know that.